Each grade of membership has its own criteria which must be met in order for the grade to be awarded.
The grade of Student Member is reserved for all students who do not qualify for any of the higher grades of membership. On completing their course, they become an Affiliate Member until such time that they upgrade their membership.
The applicant needs only to have an interest in logistics and/or transport to meet the criteria for this grade. The Affiliate grade has no post-nominal and Affiliate Members are not entitled to vote at the AGM.
The applicant must have completed the International Certificate, or other exempting qualification, and have at least 3 years junior management experience in the logistics and transport sector. Members are entitled to use to post-nominal MILT.
The applicant must have completed the International Advanced Diploma, or other exempting qualification, and have at least 5 years experience in the logistics and transport sector, of which at least 2 must be at a senior management level. Chartered Members are entitled to use the post-nominal CMILT and are allowed to vote at the AGM
The applicant must already be a Chartered Member, and must have at least 7 years high-level management experience in the logistics and transport sector. Chartered Fellowship may also be awarded, in exceptional circumstances, to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the logistics and transport sector, or those who have attained a position of eminence in their field. Chartered Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal FCILT and are allowed to vote at the AGM.